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FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 12:00am PST
have decided to eliminate the ancient sport of wrestling from the olympics. looks like chief jay strong bow won't be competing in 2020. and if you are a politician don't get caught tweeting with young girls unless the young girl is crore see -- secret daughter in which case, whoa! and no this is not a story about bill schulz. >> thanks, tom, see you at the half. >>> i am here with criminal defense attorney remi spencer. and jaw derosa, he is author of the book "cheat" seen here and no where else because it is flying off the shelves. filling in for a lump of coal it is bill schulz. and next to me is matt welch "reason magazine"'s editor-in-chief. >> a block, the lede. that's the first story. >> did the final frontier just give as you souvenir? no, but a 49-foot wide meteor right traveling at 33,000 miles per hour did barrel into russia's mountains on friday shattering walls and windows and injuring with -- about 1100 people. said the scientists at the johns hopkins of the 10-ton terror that broke into pieces 30 miles from the ground, quote, it doesn't take a very large object . it
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
substancened as they are thinking about in moscow, it is the countdown clock of the winter olympics. the firing of one of the top officials has marred the celebration. russia prepares to host next year's games, fears about the size of the budget and the readiness of the venue have climbed this out of the man in charge of ski jumping. -- have claimed the scalp of the man in charge of ski jumping. >> the official launch of the clock counting down the 365 days left until the winter olympics. vladimir putin fired one of the most senior officials in charge of the games after complaining yesterday about delays in the construction of the ski jump the very personal interest in the games is all about building an image of russia as a modern nation that can once more compete on the international stage with the world's most powerful country. the winter olympics has been a massively important prestige project, but for many people it has just meant living in a building for five years. on this street overlooking the olympic park, we found this woman. her old house fell apart when the whole hillsid
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
now looking. >>> and one of the oldest olympic sports dropped from the 2020 games -- at noon. >>> this is unacceptable. i don't understand this. >> residents outraged after an oakland neighborhood is targeted again by arsonists. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. >>> a quiet east bay neighborhood has been the target of a serious crime where several cars were burned. new at noon, ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live from oakland to explain what's happened there now. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the tree set on fire just a few weeks ago. just a few yards up the street here, this is the tree set on fire last night. there was a car parked here. it caught fire as well. residents say someone is intentionally setting trees on fire and that has them worried about what will happen next about two weeks ago, someone set these trees on fire on nicole street. this is cell phone video. in that fire, several cars and power lines were damaged. last night, two more trees were set on fire, one in the front and the other on the side. we spoke to a man who heard
KOFY
Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
dropped from the olympic. why the decision was made and how young bay area athlete are reacting to it. [ woman ] don't forgeto it. the yard work! okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up, the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. citiban♪ popmoney. easier banking. ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. a. >> on the peninsula the san francisco public utilities commission is still working on shutting off a water pipe that burst on saturday. sent thousands of gallons of water
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
symbol of hope for many in the london olympic games. he was the first double amputee to compete. that admiration turned into shock as he is charged in last night shooting death of his girlfriend. >> at this hour, police in south africa remained tightlipped about the details surrounding the murder investigation involving olympic star oscar pistorius. it is identified as 29-year-old reeva steenkamp, pistorius's girlfriend. >> a 26 euros man has been arrested and charged with murder. >> the home did not appear to show signs of forced entry. the couple was the only two people home. there have been previous incidents at the home but would not give -- but police would not give details. witnesses told them they had heard a couple arguing earlier. pistorius rose to fame during the london olympics last year when he became the first double amputee to run in the olympic games. he was in internet -- his girlfriend was described as lovely and ambitious. >> i work with her to shoot magazine features. she was a bikini model. >> pistorius was seen leaving the police station earlier. his spokesman say
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
ancient olympic games, you think of wrestling. the decision makers on the international olympics committee either do not know much about history or do not care. that took wrestling's future to the mat and eliminated wrestling as a lot of export beginning with this 2020 games. wrestlers have competed since the birth -- rebirth of the games in 1896. they will still have synchronized swimming, table tennis and trembling but not rustling. celek someone needs to renew and renovate the international olympics committee -- it sounds like someone needs to renew and renovate their international olympics committee. tonight lebron james scored more than 30 points and shot better than 60% in 6 straight games. they won over portland tonight. the accuracy makes this a remarkable accomplishment. after scoring 30 or more points in consecutive games, lebron james has a way to go to set that mark. wilt chamberlain did it for 65 consecutive games. >> 30 points and shot 60% or better. >> most of those shots were -- >> that is freakishly amazing. >> stay with us. >> rain starts tomorrow afternoon. sno
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 4:25am EST
orleans wraps up mardi gras, 2013. >> off the mat. one of the oldest olympic sports will not be a part of the games in 2020. we'll have one aspiring athlete's reaction to that. hey! did you know thahat honey nut cheers has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> the party is over in new orleans as the city cleans up after mardi gras. partieriers had no problem yesterday with a little bit of rain and crowds were smaller than they've been recently. police in the city have been busy lately dealing with the celebration shortly after super bowl crowds cleared out. a little quieter. everybody is moving a little slower this morning. >>> some of of the oldest olympic sports but wrestling in the olympics will soon be a thing of the past. beth parker talked to one olympic hopeful about the impact of this decisio
CW
Feb 10, 2013 6:30am EST
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ABC
Feb 14, 2013 5:00am EST
>> coming up. from the olympic track to a jail cell. what landed a sprinter and the ability behind bars >> a huge merger takes off. american airlines and u.s. airways prepared to create the world's largest airline clerks are you ready for this it's one of the new ingredients on the new beyonce sandwich "good morning washington at 5:00 begins now. >> >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> i'm not sure where we were going with that story. it's thursday, february 14. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. it's valentine's day. scott and cynne forever, i like to call it. >> that is so sweet. >> it's a great day for friends or more than friends. snow lovers are not as happy today. not much accumulation in d.c. a few spots got around an inch. germantown at about an inch. gaithersburg, just shy of an inch. chantilly had about a quarter of an inch. the road could be a little slippery and elevated areas. otherwise just wet. 35 degrees in d.c. and 34 at dulles 36 in martinsburg and 30 in manassas. the forecast will bring up your mood. lots of sunshine, temp
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm EST
olympics made a decision that will impact many athletes. there is beth parker with the story. >> coming down to the wire. >> reporter: helen is 121 pounds of pure determination. today, something knocked her off her feet. >> i am still in shock. >> reporter: she was the first girl in maryland to play at the state -- place at the state tournament. >> and from rockville, maryland. >> and have a nice farm drag. >> reporter: she had dreamed of being an olympic champion. at 17, she was the youngest woman to ever make the world team. >> and the pan am champion. >> reporter: the international olympic committee will eliminate wrestling as an olympic sport in 2020. >> helen sent me a text message at 5:30 in the morning telling me, you know, to read the article and this is horrible. this would be so sad and she wrote i love wrestling so much, i can't believe this. >> reporter: helen's mom spent a lot of time shuttling her kids to wrestling tournaments. >> we will get in the car and drive to toronto, rhode island, connecticut,y used to make a joke i have been to every corn field in penns
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
2020 olympics could disappoint many countries. it's one of the oldest sports on the olympic program. the final decision will be made at the international olympic committee general assembly in september. the ioc executive board made the proposal at their meeting in lausanne, switzerland. the ioc is considering excluding one sport from the games. it may add a sport from among baseball, softball, karate, and others. ioc members are proposing there be 25 core sports. >> the view of the executive board and the members of the executive board, this was the best program for the olympic games in 2020. it is not a case of what's wrong with wrestling. it is what's right with the 25 core sports. >> adams said the decision was made by secret ballot. popularity, ratio of women to men, and other factors were taken into consideration. in japan the sport has many fans. japanese wrestlers have won 62 olympic medals. 28 of them gold. the japan wrestling fedatn president tomiaki fukuda said he was very surprised to learn of the ioc decision. he said it's not clear why the committee wants to exclude wre
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am PST
homicide of the year. >>> some breaking news. an olympic sprinter in south africa is under arrest accused of murder. police say oscar pistorius was taken into custody just a few hours ago. officers found his girlfriend fatally shot inside his home. there are some media reports that the victim may have been mistaken for an intruder. pistorius is known as the blade runner was the first double amputee to compete against able- bodied athletes in the london olympics. >>> the deal is done. american airlines and u.s. airways just announced an $11 billion merger. it would create the world's largest airline. susan mcginnis looks at what this could mean for passengers. >>> reporter: american airs and u.s. airways are joining forces to form the biggest airline in the world. >> our best goal going forward is to make it the biggest strongest airline in the country and i suppose that's about to happen. >> reporter: the combined carrier will have american airlines' new look and its old name ranking ahead of united which joined continental in 2010 and delta which absorbed northwest airlines in 20
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am EST
airline. >> in south africa, an olympic sprinter and double amputee has been arrested in the shooting death of a woman. good morning, washington. it's thursday, february 14. i am scott thuman. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras on this valentine's day. >> happy valentine's day, everybody. we got an inch of snow or less across the area. just a trace at reagan national. i cannot even see anything on the grass. germantown had an inch as well as winchester. just shy of an inch in wgaithersburg. most of its stock to the grassy areas. temperatures hovering around the freezing mark. watch for slick spots on the roadways this morning especially if they are elevated. 35 degrees at reagan national. a beautiful day to look forward to. lots of sunshine with a high around 49 degrees. a big cooldown for the weekend. the seven-day forecast is minutes away. first, jamee? >> i needed to scrape my window. so little extra time is needed for that. watch for slick spots especially bridges, ramps, overpasses. inbound the newtown, d.c. 295 northbound at 11th street bridge, they'r
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
year. maryland's last excuse was in 2005. currently there are five men on death row. >>> olympic star oscar pistorius is behind bars charged with murder. mary is live in the news room with the latest. >> reporter: authorities say he shot and killed 30-year-old reeva steenkamp this morning inside his home. they report he may have mistaken her for a burglar. police say they've been called to the home in the past for domestic disturbances. pistorius is expected to appear in court tomorrow. >> he made history at the london olympics being the first amputee runner. >>> the passengers on the broken down carnival cruise ship is waiting to be back on land. they are expected to arrive in mobile alabama tonight. randall pinkston is waiting at the port. >> the terminal has been scrubbed clean for the arrival of the disabled ship. it's expected to be towed into the port of mobile this evening. 3,000 passengers, 1,000 crew are on board. many of their families waiting anxiously in mobile. >> we came the see our girls. >> they drive drove 8 hours from luf kin, texas to pick up their daughters on the
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> eric: coming up, the outcry over the olympic committee decision to drop the beloved sport of wrestling. brian who is no stranger to grabbing men in tights will tell us -- >> brian: what is wrong with you? note ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ engine turns over ] [ male announcer ] we created the luxury crossover and kept turning the page, writing the next chapter for the rx and lexus. this is the pursuit of perfection. [ male announcer ] were you more interesting in your twenties, or now? when you were starting out? or after a few decades working in some well-worn character? experience makes you wiser for the wear. and now come the richer possibilities. [ children laughing ] aarp. an ally for real possibilities. find tools and resources at aarp.org/possibilities. i wish my patients could see what i see. ♪ that over time, having high cholesterol and any of these risk factors can put them at increased risk for plaque buildup inheir arteries. so it's even more important to lower their cholesterol, and that's why, when diet and exercise alonaren't enough, i prescribe crestor. in a clinical trial ve
FOX News
Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
bus taking them to new orleans broke down. >> a dramatic reaction from the olympic blade runner, oscar pistorius, when prosecutors charge him with murdering his girlfriend. that's all ahead unless of course breaking news changes everything on "studio b." >> panic in russia today as a flaming meteor explodes with the force of an atomic bomb. glass shattering everywhere, walls coming down and 1,000 people hurt, including at least 204 children. in what scientists call a crazy coincidence it happened on the same day they expected another larger asteroid to have a very close call, relatively, with earth. more on that in a moment. first the wild scene in russia. the white hot meteor lighting up the sky at speeds topping 35,000 miles an hour. the traffic camera gives a sense of the blinding light. it's a wonder the drivers were able to stay on the road. the scene creating such chaos some thought it was the end of the world. that was only the beginning. the light sent curious people running to the windows. witnesses described an eerie silence then boom. >> [screaming] >> meet meteorite explodi
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
and albert einstein, there's new competition and you won't believe how old she is. >> and an olympic hopeful shocked after the ioc dispars wrestling. hear from the maryland teenager who may only have one more shot at winning olympic gold. >> first, a live look outside. you might want to take your umbrella with you. later today, prapgs, a wet wednesday evening. a rain and snow on the way. tucker has the forecast when we come back. it's 9:26.  >>> this is 16-year-old -- this 16-year-old english girl may just be the smartest person ever. on recent iq test lauren scored a 161. that's one point higher than steven hawking, bill gates, even albert einstein. they had scores of 160. i don't have to be a genius to do that math. the straight a student says she is a normal teenager. she is unsure if she'll continue on to college or pursue a career in entertainment. >> don't waste that knowledge. >> what are you saying it's not smart to be in entertainment? >> you are right. i shouldn't -- it's fine. >> the gentleman who was just in silver linings playbook, he went
WHUT
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
athlete to compete in the olympics. >> the south african sporting context "he is someone who has overcome great difficulty in his own personal life. he was able to run in the olympics not just in the para- olympics and is in sporting royalty in south africa. >> africa has some of the highest rates for violent crime rates in the world with an average of 50 murders per day. over one person in 10 as a gun and there are almost 6 million civilian firearms in the country. these statistics mean gaited housing is popular and this market complex has given -- has been given a high security rating. a publicist spoke of the shock and devastation of hearing of the models death. >> everyone is absolutely in tears. it is just the saddest day for everyone. she was an absolute angel. she was the sweetest human being. >> oscar awards ceremony -- he and his girlfriend were the only ones in the house at the time of the shooting. >> >> let's get more on this. we are joined from johannesburg. sorry, we can stay on this camera. shock and disbelief not only in south africa but all over the world. give us an idea
CBS
Feb 14, 2013 7:00pm EST
ever faced a filibuster. >>> he made headlines as the first double amputee to compete in the olympics. and now oscar pristorius is making headlines as a killer. he's charged with murdering his supermodel girlfriend. she was shot four times inside his house in a gated community. police dismissed earlier reports that he had surprised her and that she thought he was an intruder. >> he made olympic history last summer when he became the first double amputee to compete in the olympics. he is due in court tomorrow. >>> something needs to be done. i've said it before. it's the job of the congress, whomever. >> that was cleo patrick howling. her daughter was murdered just one week after she and her band performed at the inauguration parade in washington. >>> also here in washington, this gathering at the lutheran church of the reformation on capitol hill. a group known as moms rising prepared to deliver petitions to capitol hill supporting gun control. among the moms, lori haas, whose daughter was wounded at virginia tech. >> i think after virginia tech there was a lot of grieving and a lot o
KICU
Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm PST
about wrestling that had some bay area olympic hopefuls pondering the future. >> the card club is claiming that cities unreasonable and unlawful conditions related from opening but -- cystic clays that fan san jose officials including chris moore gave a rival casino preferential treatment. they lost a legal challenge last year over permits to open the casino. >> president obama is just now wrapping up the state of the union address. we will go live to capitol hill and hear about the one topic making headlines. >> an emotional game dedicated to a critically injured teen. why the players and parents are urging better traffic control. >> back here is just -- were looking for warmer days and we'll let you know how long it will be in your neighborhood as we head towards wednesday >> back now to breaking news. cnn is reporting that several law enforcement sources have confirmed that fugitive ex- lapd officer stupar dorner is dead. they say his body was discovered in a burned-out cabin near where she got killed a san bernardino sheriffs deputy. he is now suspected in four killings for be
LINKTV
Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
. the south african athletes also issued a statement denying he had shot her. >> olympic -- he breaks down in tears at his first court appearance. he was arrested on thursday added some for shooting his girlfriend. prosecutors said they want to charge him with premeditated murder. >> the case has been postponed until tuesday. >> in a statement, his management company says the murder is disputed in the strongest terms. he will stay in police custody until his next court appearance. his preference family is devastated. they want justice. -- his girlfriend's family is devastated. >> they want justice. >> we do not have to make any judgment. >> police have given few details about the shooting. the local media are speculating over why the olympic track star shot her, who was a well-known model in south africa. it was shot in jamaica last year and many people say they will watch. the episode is dedicated to her. it could give south africans an opportunity to learn more about who the model was. but understanding why she was killed will take longer. > >> the top stories. they meet your
ABC
Feb 15, 2013 12:35am EST
," valentine's day murder? the shocking story of an olympic superstar charged with shooting his model girlfriend. was it a tragic mistake or a cold-blooded killing? >>> the 3-d epic, over $100 million in the making. now nominated for 11 academy awards. tonight director ang lee talks about the long road to creating "life of pi." >>> incoming, as earth braces for a historically close shave with a giant asteroid, we meet the scientists preparing for a real life deep impact. >> keep it right here, america. >>> from new york city, this is ni "nightline" with cynthia mcfadden. >> good evening, and thank you for joining us. we begin with break news from alabama. it's a scene of joy and relief tonight, as the carnival cruise ship that lost power five days ago has finally reached port in mobile, alabama, are 4,200 people aboard. over the past few days, many passengers have sent messages describing nightmarish conditions. food shortages, lack of running water and sewage problems. tonight, frustrated passengers said the experience has been highly stressful, though many praise the boat's staff fo
CNN
Feb 16, 2013 3:00am EST
courtroom openly weeping as he faces the shocking charge. a national hero in south africa, the olympic athlete known as the blade runner is accused of murdering his girlfriend on valentine's day. prosecutors call it a case of premeditated murder. the allegations are chilling. authorities say pistorius shot to death model reeva steenkamp inside his estate. her last tweet on the 13th of february said, what do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow? police say steenkamp was shot four times. the killing took place behind the walls of this gated community in pretoria, south africa. inside pistorius' home. oscar pistorius, a double amputee, invited cnn's robyn curnow into the house a few years ago and showed her his prosthetic legs. >> i was missing the fibula, which was the back bone in your leg. >> later, pictures of him as a child, always adventurous, daring. these show him water skiing, scuba diving, and quad driving with prosthetics. it was somewhere in this home that pistorius allegedly fired a pistol, hitting steenkamp. bullets hit her in her head and arm. her family is grief
FOX
Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
. the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. >>> the international olympic committee announced it intends to drop wrestling from the olympic games in 2020. the decision stunned a lot of people. the economy says it wants to add a more contemporary sport to the summer games but it can also reinstate wrestling at a later date. several states are now applying. a final vote is scheduled for september. now this decision from the ioc has left a lot of olympic hopefuls. >> reporter: isaiah trains at home. the california state champion as 113 pounds going 51-0 as a high school sophomore following a state finish as a freshman. winning a gold medal has been a lifelong dream. today's proposal to drop wrestling was a shot. >> to get rid of that it'll be really hurtful to -- i'd be really sad. >> 2020 is the year that we had planned for isaiah to be in the olympics. >> how do you adjust now? >> we stay focused we're not going to go down without a fight. >> reporter: the ifb decision has sparked questions throughout the world. >> all you need is wrestling shoes. for somer you need a
ABC
Feb 12, 2013 6:30pm EST
about to be cut from the 2020 olympic games. the international olympic committee is trying to reduce the different number of sports and voted out wrestling, which, by the way, was part of the first olympic games in athens. the outrage today was deafening. one mom, an olympic silver medalist in wrestling, tweeted out, "for the future of our sport, save olympic wrestling." and another s.o.s. from a floor face. donald rumsfeld, asking, "has the ioc lost its senses?" rumsfeld, by the way, was a wrestler back in his princeton days. >>> and, can you imagine your world with no super bowl sunday? well, get ready, because today, the nfl announced that next year's super bowl xlviii could be moved to a saturday or a monday. why? well, the big game will be in blustery new jersey, and they say if it's too cold and wintry, they'll do the unthinkable and push the big game to a different day. >>> and it is game on. we bring you a newsletter from the first night of america's top dog show,westminster. so far, one of the best dogs is this one, the english sheep dog named swagger, winner of the herding
KICU
Feb 12, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >>> the international olympic committee announced it intends to drop wrestling from the olympic games in 2020. the decision stunned a lot of people. the economy says it wants to add a more contemporary sport to the summer games but it can also reinstate wrestling at a later date. several states are now applying. a final vote is scheduled for september. now this decision from the ioc has left a lot of olympic hopefuls. >> reporter: isaiah trains at home. the california state champion as 113 pounds going 51-0 as a high school sophomore following a state finish as a freshman. winning a gold medal has been a lifelong dream. today's proposal to drop wrestling was a shot. >> to get rid of that it'll be really hurtful to -- i'd be really sad. >> 2020 is the year that we had planned for isaiah to be in the olympics. >> how do you adjust now? >> we stay focused we're not going to go down without a fight. >> reporter: the ifb decision has sparked questions throughout the world. >> all you need is wrestling shoes. for somer you need a ball. those type of sports are huge for environments wh
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 12:00am PST
of nbc sports on the olympic blade runner charged with killing his model girlfriend. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. well, the president of the united states, he's out there fighting for the american worker while the republicans are fighting to keep people poor. and of course, the proof is in the latest debate over the minimum wage. president obama held a live question and answer session on google today. he explained why the current minimum wage just isn't cutting it. >> increases in productivity in our economy are helping a lot of folks at the top, less folks in the middle, and at the bottom. and wages and incomes have not gone up even as productivity and the profits from productivity have gone sky high. >> well, my friends, once again, this is an issue about economic fairness in america. going to give you some stats on what workers are doing. worker productivity has gone through the roof. in the past 60 years. but the minimum wage has not kept pace. so where are we? people are working harder for much less. and if the minimum wage kept up with p
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
sprinted to fame doing what no one thought was possible. now the olympic star known as the "blade runner", who won the hearts and minds of the world by just competing on the world stage, a man born without legs has been charged with the murder of his model girlfriend. a breaking story that is unfolding by the hour. good morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer if you're just waking up. welcome to "america's newsroom". martha: good morning everybody. i'm martha maccallum. what a story this is. oscar pistorius has been released from police custody after his girlfriend was shot to in his mansion. that happened in early morning hours. bill: it may have been a case of valentine's day surprise gone wrong inside his home. after police conducted an initial investigation inside his mansion he was officially charged. elizabeth prann is working through details now. she is live in our new york newsroom. good morning to you, elizabeth. what do we know so far? >> reporter: good morn the we know police arrested the olympic star, oscar pistorius after they found a woman dead in his south african home. police
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
supermarket, or an olympic sized swimming pool in size. the mass is 130,000 metric tons, which is equivalent to 60,000 suvs, so, you know, it's a big piece of rock. >> reporter: but the much anticipated asteroid is getting overshadowed by a smaller meteor that actually made its way to earth. these incredible images show the ten ton meteor floating over russia smashing windows and injuring hundreds. but experts say the cosmic rock completely unrelated to the da-14 asteroid. >> it's actually been a double whammy day. a lot of interesting things going on. but it is just a coincidence. it's not marking the beginning of a rain of asteroids coming at us. >> i'm thankful for that. >> reporter: all the cosmic activity catching the attention of glenn rivera who recently had a close encounter with a meteor ite when one hit his neighbor's roof on his birthday in october. he still has a chunk of it. >> it's just fantastic that we're getting data and getting fo footage of these meteorite falls so we can study them and hopefully learn something about our planet and the solar system. >> reporter
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
conference to talk about his plans for increased gun control. >> olympic sprinter, oscar pistorius, is charged with murder in south africa, after his 30-year-old girlfriend was shot and killed in his home. south africa media reports that oscar pistorius mistook his girlfriend for an intruder. sky news in south africa reports she was waking him up to surprise him. oscar pistorius is the double amputee known as "blade runner" competing in olympics running on blade legs. katie marzullo will have a live report and update in 30 minutes. >> developing news in san bernardino county this morning a moment continues to grow for the deputy who was killed in tuesday's shoot out with fugitive ex-police officer dorner. he was identified at 35-year-old mckay who is survived by his wife, a seven-year-old daughter and four-month-old son. the sheriff says the manhunt for dorner is officially over although they waiting for positive i.d. on charred remains on a body believed that of dorner. officials removed the remains yesterday from the cabin near big bear with a stand off and the man carjacked by dorne
CBS
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> the olympics are cancelling wrestling but doesn't worry are, folks, we have you covered. i'm dennis o'donnell. you are about to witness a live championship showdown on the mats coming up. you score little victories every day. now you can do it with dinner. introducing land o'lakes® sauté express®. the all-in-one sauté starter with butter, olive oil, herbs and spices... so dinner really sizzles. it's one step, no prep. and so good, they'll ask for more. and that little victory is a pretty big deal. land o'lakes® sauté express®. find it in the dairy aisle. am i allergic to any medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? honey, what's my blood pressure medicine called? one time i took something and i blew up like a puffer fish. i'm probably allergic to that. at kaiser permanente, your medical information is available to you and your doctors. quickly. securely. no guesswork required. better information. better care. kaiserpermanente. thrive. people suddenly break into a synchr >>> well, if you have seen large groups of people suddenly break into synchronized dance
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 2:00pm EST
. >>> huge blow, have you heard about this, to one of the world's oldest sports. international olympic committee says it is recommending wrestling be cut from the 2020 summer games. wrestling has been in the olympics ever since 1896. the wrestling federation says it plans to fight this one and officials have to make their case against seven other sports and only one will survive. ♪ >> that is kesha. she's headlining the all-star game, the pregame show. she'll be joining ludacris and bob in houston. you can watch it on tnt sunday night. >>> a big story brewing in washington today. the president's state of the union address. 9:00 p.m. this evening. and major announcement on america's longest war. what you're seeing right there, that, of course, that is the president entering -- this is last year's state of the union. tonight, he will tell the nation more than half of our troops are coming home from afghanistan. folks, we have been there 11 plus years. the president is set to announce he's bringing home 34,000 u.s. troops, 34,000 troops, gone from afghanistan, by this time next year, 20
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
. 3 one of thh world's oldestt games. the executive boord for the international olympic ccmmittees says it has recommended dropping wrestliig from the summer games... staating in 2000. the -announcement has stunned those wreetlers who had olympic - dreams. pwwen you're yoong it'' more -3 of a dreem, sommthing yyu fanttsize about and you go wow." wow.." wrestling will now jjin seeen hortlisted sports. - that includes baseball... softball and squash. & 3 slim budggts and outdated classsooms have schools scrambling for elp anywwere ttey can get it. ann that -3 includes contesss. &p joppatowwe highhschool is &pa national finalist for a ten phousanddddllar akeooerr and & ou can helpp ake them winnerss winnnrs. joel d. mith ii ptreaming there now t see whht condiiioos inspired one teecher to ttke action. good morning oel d.. -&p3 p3 -33 3 3p the b-more hhalthy expo returns to paltimore... saturday, -3 february 23rd. 22rd.you can get health screeningss.. see 3 stages of áliveá entertainment....a fit and fun kids zone... and muuh &pexpoosttats at 10 a-m at the & february 23rd.we'll see y
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm EST
. >> reporter: oscar pistorius was the first double amputee to compete in the olympics. remember this when he exchanged his number with the man who beat him during the 2012 olympic relay in london. this morning a different picture of the man known around the world as blade runner. under arrest and charged with murdering his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. steenkamp had recently appeared on the cover of hm. during the early morning hours she was found dead in pistorius' home, shot four times. police wouldn't confirm the motive but said this went the -- wasn't the first time domestic disturbances were reported in the home. >> reporter: her friend next door. >> always willing to listen to you and give you advice. i don't feel like it's real yet. >> reporter: just yesterday steenkamp tweeted about her excitement for valentine's day. what do you have up your sleeve for your love, she tweeted. she said it should be a day of love for everyone. may it be blessed. south african police said they will oppose any application for bail. reporting from on done. >>> so how do you spend your valentine's
ABC
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am EST
the olympic athlete. people -- police have filed murder charges. and the wintry mix cleared out overnight. what is next? good morning, washington. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> we have a school delay reported that we need to relate to you. frederick county public schools running on a two hour delay. >> heads up for everyone. it can be a little slick in spots. let's check the forecast. >> there are some scattered slick spots in montgomery county and up toward frederick county. 34 degrees in gaithersburg. 37 degrees in culpeper. all of the moisture is handing out. the little fault has developed south of the metro. -- fog has developed south of the metro. let's find out more about the six spots. -- slick. >> i am getting a lot of calls about route 100. south of route 32 between 97 and the vw parkway. delays on father hurley boulevard. still trying to make the recovery of the beltway between georgia and connecticut avenue. there is nothing left in the roadway. that shows you the volume year. >> new this morning. we are following a developing story out of south africa. >> oscar pisotius ha
NBC
Feb 16, 2013 6:30pm EST
its way. grief-stricken. the family of olympic star oscar pistorius speaks out and the world gets to see a heart wrenching view of the woman he is accused of killing. fall from grace. the remarkable but tragic story after big city mayor who stole millions to feed her obsession only to lose it all. tonight she explains why things turned so bad after she did so much good. >>> making a difference. how a little music may be the best medicine. we tag along with musicians on call as they make their rounds. >>> good evening. a lot of disturbing questions are being raised tonight about just how vulnerable we are from giant asteroids hurtling through space. after our planet was caught in a sort of cosmic shooting gallery yesterday. if that explosive and damaging strike from a ten-ton meteor in russia didn't get our attention then maybe the close fly by of a large asteroid several hours later did. experts say a direct hit on land would have resulted in catastrophic destruction. so what's being done to identify threatening space rocks? more importantly, do we have the means to intercept them be
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